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How Do I Configure the Gateway Cable Modems?

Setup Firewall – Web Filters Page Description

This section describes the section headings and fields descriptions of the Setup Firewall – Web Filters page.

Section Headings

The Setup Firewall – Web Filters page is divided into the following section headings:

Content Filtering (Parental control)

Web Features

Keyword List

Domain List

Trusted Computers

If you make changes inany of the fields in the Setup Firewall – Web Filters page, clickApply to apply and save your Content Filter settings.

Content Filtering

The following table provides a description of each field name within the Content Filtering section heading.

Field Name

Description

Keyword Blocking

Allows you to block or allow Internet access based on

 

keywords

Domain Blocking

Allows you to block or allow Internet access based on

 

domain names and on time of day and day of week.

 

Verify that the Status page reflects the correct time of

 

day. If it does not reflect the correct time of day, contact

 

your ISP. You can also adjust your settings to account

 

for the difference.

Web Features

The following table provides a description of each field name within the Web Features section heading.

Field Name

Description

Filter Proxy

Enables/disables proxy

Filter Cookies

Enables/disables cookie blocking

Filter Java Applets

Enables/disables java applets

Filter ActiveX

Enables/disables ActiveX controls

Filter Popup

Enables/disables popup windows. Some commonly

Windows

used applications employ popup windows as part of the

 

application. If you disable popup windows, it may

 

interfere with some of these applications.

Firewall Protection

Enables/disables the firewall. When the firewall is

 

enabled, the firewall will allow most commonly used

 

applications to pass without any special setup or manual

 

port configuration

 

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Keyword and Domain Blocking

Keyword and Domain blocking allows you to restrict access to Internet sites by blocking access to those sites based on a word or a text string contained in the URLs used to access those Internet sites.

Domain blocking allows you to restrict access to Web sites based on the site’s Domain Name. The Domain Name is the portion of the URL that precedes the familiar .COM, .ORG, or .GOV extension.

Keyword blocking allows you to block access to Internet sites based on a Keyword or text string being present anywhere in the URL, not just in the Domain Name.

Follow these steps to use either the Keyword or Domain Blocking feature.

1.Select Enable on the Setup Firewall - Web Filters page for the feature or features you want to use, then clickApply to activate the feature.

2.Enter the Domain Name, Keyword, text string, or URL to which you wish to restrict access into either the Keyword List or the Domain List field.

The entries must be anexact match in order to be filtered or blocked.

3.Click either Add Keyword orAdd Domain as necessary to add the entry to the list.

4.Repeat steps 1 through 3 for each Domain or Keyword you wish to enter.

Once entered, each new entry will immediately be blocked for all users not listed in the “Trusted Computers” field in the lower portion of the Setup Firewall – Web Filters page.

The Domain blocking feature blocks access to any Domain in the Domain List. It will also block Domains, any portion of which contains an exact match to entries in the list.

For example, if you enter example.com as a Domain, any site that contains “example.com” will be blocked. Generally, you do not want to include “www.” in a Domain Name since doing so limits the blocking to only the site that matches that Domain Name exactly. For instance, if you enter www.example.com into the list, only the one site that matches that name exactly will be blocked. Consequently, if you do not include the “www.,” then all sites within and associated with “example.com” will be blocked.

Trusted Computers

Use the Trusted Computers field to specify the MAC address of computers whose content will always be trusted and allowed unrestricted access to the Internet.

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Configuring Firewall Time of Day Access Filters

Use the Setup Firewall – Time of Day Access Filter page to block all traffic to and from specific computers based on the day of week and the time of day.

If you are not familiar with the advanced settings detailed in this section, contact your cable service provider before you attempt to change any of the gateway cable modem default firewall event logging settings.

Click Time of Day Filters in the Firewall section of the Setup page to access the Setup Firewall – Time of Day Access Filter page.

Setup Firewall – Time of Day Access Filter Page Example

The following illustration is an example of the Setup Firewall – Time of Day Access Filter page.

The gateway uses the network time of day clock that is managed by your data service provider. The time of day clock must be accurate and represent the time of day in your time zone for this feature to operate properly. Verify that the Status page reflects the correct time of day. If it does not reflect the correct time of day, contact your data service provider. You can also adjust you settings to account for the difference.

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Configuring Firewall Event Logging and E-mailAlerts

Use the Setup Firewall – Event Logging page to access the firewall event log and allows you to enter your e-mailaddress in order for you to receivee-mailalerts related to firewall attacks by hackers.

If you are not familiar with the advanced settings detailed in this section, contact your cable service provider before you attempt to change any of the gateway cable modem default firewall event logging settings.

Click Event Logging in the Firewall section of the Setup page to access the

Setup Firewall – Event Logging page.

Setup Firewall – Event Logging Page Example

The following illustration is an example of the Setup Firewall – Event Logging page.

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